Teddy Roosevelts Elkhorn Ranch is in the news again, but this time, there’s no controversy. A replica of the ranch building is planned on the campus of Dickinson State University and supporters hope construction starts this summer.
Judge refuses to stop gravel pit overlooking Elkhorn Ranch
by: Josh Wolsky |
A Federal judge has denied a conservation group’s request for an injunction that would have stopped a gravel mining operation near the site of Teddy Roosevelt’s Elkhorn Ranch. The gravel operation is allowed to open five-acre tracts at a time.
A gravel mining operation near Teddy Roosevelt’s Elkhorn Ranch is being reviewed by a judge after the case was brought forward by conversation group. Supporters of the operation say the area will be mined and reclaimed to better-than-current condition.